Wednesday 31 July 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - The feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus - You Tube Reflections

St. Ignatius of Loyola - The Founder of the Society of Jesus
One quality that characterized the life above all others was his deep personal life for the person of Jesus Christ. Ignatius was so taken up with Christ that he was willing to do anything, go anywhere, and be anyone as long as he could imitate Christ. As a matter of fact, the first years of his conversion were spent only in imitating Christ in all his poverty and humility.  For Ignatius, Jesus Christ was the way, which leads all people to life. This personal love for Christ was not merely theoretical in the life of Ignatius, but characterized his whole being. 

He showed this tangibly by naming the Society he founded, the Society of Jesus.

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